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dame's rocket

noun
1.
a Eurasian plant, Hesperis matronalis, of the mustard family, having loose clusters of four-petalled purple or white fragrant flowers.
Also called dame's violet.
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  • Along tributaries, the fragrance of lilac, multiflora rose and dame's rocket delight hikers.
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dame's violet

/ˈdeɪmˌwɜːt/
noun
1.
a Eurasian hairy perennial plant, Hesperis matronalis, cultivated in gardens for its mauve or white fragrant flowers: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
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